From maintaining regular check-ups and keeping up to date with recommended vaccinations to a good diet and exercise, some simple tips can help keep youngsters healthy as they head back to class - and are cancer preventive too.
30-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
$1.5M Awarded from ORIEN New Oncologic Visionary Awards Program Supports Research by Rutgers Cancer Institute Investigators
A pair of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey physician-scientists are collaborating on national research projects that received $1.5 million in combined funding from the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network® (ORIEN) New Oncologic...
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A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey pediatric hematologist/oncologist has received a $50,000 grant from the Children’s Oncology Group Foundation to help identify new prognostic markers and potential therapeutic targets in pediatric Hodgkin...
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Several physicians from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have been named among ‘New Jersey’s Top Doctors in Cancer Care’ by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. The listing appeared recently in Jersey’s Best magazine.
23-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
More than $2 million in grants recently awarded to a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey resident researcher will support examination of potential treatment targets for T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL).
17-Jul-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Anxiety and depression related to childhood cancer survivorship can be challenging for this population. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey recently educated pediatric cancer survivors about these topics through its Long-term, Information,...
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Six Flags Great Adventure, RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Join Forces to Fight Cancer, Celebrate Survivorship and Unveil Coasters for Cancer
Six Flags Great Adventure, RWJBarnabas Health and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have joined forces to fight cancer and celebrate survivorship with the unveiling of Coasters for Cancer - the first roller coaster wrapped in the hand...
27-Jun-2019 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Announce New $750 Million State-of-the-Art, Free-Standing Cancer Pavilion in New Brunswick
RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, in partnership with New Brunswick Development Corporation announced the development of a new, state-of-the-art, free-standing cancer pavilion in New Brunswick. The initial estimated...
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An estimated 61,780 new cases of leukemia will be diagnosed in the United States this year. Although leukemias are thought to occur in childhood, they can actually present at any age in both children and adults.
30-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cancer in both new cases and cancer deaths in the United States. While colorectal cancer incidence declined 3.7 percent annually from 2006 to 2015 for those 55 and older, rates have increased 1.8 percent...
18-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT
In the U.S., lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. The primary reason for high death rates for lung cancer is the fact that this disease is typically detected in very late stages. A Rutgers University expert...
30-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT
Sickle cell disease is a common inherited blood disorder, affecting an estimated 100,000 Americans of different racial and ethnic groups. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about the importance of early diagnosis and...
24-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT
While thyroid cancers are common, they may not be as widely understood as other common cancers such as breast or prostate. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about the
butterfly-shaped gland in the lower neck and how...
18-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT
During this Gynecologic Cancers Awareness Month, a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares info on symptoms and treatment of ovarian cancer.
14-Sep-2018 12:00 PM EDT
With recent changes in recommendations for PSA testing for prostate cancer, confusion may exist for those considering the screening. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares what one needs to know when discussing the topic with his...
13-Sep-2018 8:05 AM EDT
With word this week that former PGA Tour golfer Jarrod Lyle is transitioning from treatment for acute myeloid leukemia to palliative care, one might wonder what that form of care entails. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more...
1-Aug-2018 7:05 AM EDT